The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 546 546 505
Rank change year-on-year
0 -41
Contract jobs citing Drools 51 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.097% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £503 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £285 £409
% change year-on-year
+48.24% -30.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14917 14887 12863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9662 9655 8037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 219 349
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drools within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 33 £500 - 6
London -4 28 £500 - 6
Scotland -4 15 £420 +72.30% 2
Edinburgh -8 12 £425 +74.35% 2
City of London +11 4 £563 +2.27% 4
West Sussex - 3 - -
Gatwick - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £525 -
Belfast - 1 £525 -
Newport - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £420 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £525 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drools.

1 87 (95.60%) Java
2 51 (56.04%) Spring
3 35 (38.46%) SQL
4 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (32.97%) JBoss
6 27 (29.67%) Workflow
7 26 (28.57%) Python
8 24 (26.37%) JUnit
9 23 (25.27%) REST
10 21 (23.08%) Hibernate
10 21 (23.08%) Web Services
11 19 (20.88%) J2EE
11 19 (20.88%) Oracle
11 19 (20.88%) Maven
12 18 (19.78%) Finance
12 18 (19.78%) MVC
12 18 (19.78%) JPA
13 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
13 17 (18.68%) HTML
14 16 (17.58%) Linux
14 16 (17.58%) Eclipse
14 16 (17.58%) BPMN
15 15 (16.48%) Pentaho
16 14 (15.38%) RESTful
16 14 (15.38%) Subversion
16 14 (15.38%) JMS
16 14 (15.38%) SOA
17 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
17 13 (14.29%) Multithreading

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drools. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (32.97%) JBoss
2 12 (13.19%) FileNet
3 10 (10.99%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (6.59%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (4.40%) Apache
6 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.10%) nginx
7 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Firewall
2 5 (5.49%) Network Security
3 3 (3.30%) NGN
4 2 (2.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.10%) DSL
5 1 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) Pentaho
2 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.30%) JasperReports
7 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.30%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.20%) MySQL
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) SQLite
9 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) JUnit
2 19 (20.88%) Maven
3 16 (17.58%) Eclipse
4 14 (15.38%) Subversion
5 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
6 9 (9.89%) VisualVM
6 9 (9.89%) YourKit
7 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
8 7 (7.69%) JIRA
8 7 (7.69%) JMeter
9 6 (6.59%) QUnit
10 3 (3.30%) Selenium
11 2 (2.20%) Gradle
11 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.20%) Lombardi
11 2 (2.20%) Mockito
12 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (1.10%) JProfiler
12 1 (1.10%) ReSharper
12 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 10 (10.99%) Investment Banking
3 10 (10.99%) Back Office
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (75.82%) Developer
2 51 (56.04%) Java Developer
3 22 (24.18%) Senior Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.49%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Junior
9 2 (2.20%) Analyst
10 1 (1.10%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.10%) Business Developer
10 1 (1.10%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.04%) Spring
2 23 (25.27%) REST
3 21 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 21 (23.08%) Web Services
4 19 (20.88%) J2EE
5 18 (19.78%) JPA
6 17 (18.68%) HTML
7 14 (15.38%) JMS
7 14 (15.38%) RESTful
8 13 (14.29%) jQuery
9 12 (13.19%) Spring MVC
9 12 (13.19%) HTML5
9 12 (13.19%) XML
9 12 (13.19%) Apache Camel
10 10 (10.99%) Spring Integration
10 10 (10.99%) Dojo
11 9 (9.89%) Java SE
11 9 (9.89%) SOAP
12 8 (8.79%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (8.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Open Source
2 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.79%) Derivative
3 8 (8.79%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (8.79%) Equities
4 6 (6.59%) PKI
4 6 (6.59%) Smartcard
5 3 (3.30%) Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.20%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) CentOS
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) Solaris
4 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) Workflow
3 18 (19.78%) MVC
4 16 (17.58%) BPMN
5 14 (15.38%) SOA
6 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 13 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.99%) TDD
9 9 (9.89%) Code Coverage
9 9 (9.89%) Low Latency
10 8 (8.79%) ETL
10 8 (8.79%) UML
10 8 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (8.79%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (7.69%) OO
12 6 (6.59%) Scrum
12 6 (6.59%) Concurrent Programming
13 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (95.60%) Java
2 35 (38.46%) SQL
3 26 (28.57%) Python
4 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.79%) C#
6 7 (7.69%) PHP
7 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.20%) Perl
8 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) VBScript
8 2 (2.20%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) Degree
3 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) EMIR
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Xen
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
2 1 (1.10%) vCloud
2 1 (1.10%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) OpenIDM
2 3 (3.30%) Nagios
2 3 (3.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) Zenoss
3 2 (2.20%) Puppet
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) logstash
4 1 (1.10%) Kibana
4 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Oracle
2 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco
3 7 (7.69%) IBM
4 6 (6.59%) Splunk
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
6 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) BMC
6 2 (2.20%) CA
6 2 (2.20%) ILOG
7 1 (1.10%) Sun
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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